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Confirmed: Andrew Yang Writes His Own Bad Tweets About New York - vice

Confirmed: Andrew Yang Writes His Own Bad Tweets About New York

He likes dogs. It's March 1. He's on the A train.
vice - 34 minutes ago
Brazil Covid-19 variant may reinfect up to 61% of those who recover from virus – study - rt

Brazil Covid-19 variant may reinfect up to 61% of those who recover from virus – study

Up to 61 percent of people who previously had Covid-19 could be reinfected with the highly contagious Brazilian 'P1' variant, a new study has found. Scientists say it's too early to know if it's harder for vaccines to tackle.
rt - 58 minutes ago
‘Undiscovered Titian painting’ had been hanging on wall of church for 100 years - metro

‘Undiscovered Titian painting’ had been hanging on wall of church for 100 years

The discoloured painting hung there for more than 100 years, without anyone realising the potential link to the Renaissance master.
metro - 1 hour ago
US sanctions leaders of Yemen

US sanctions leaders of Yemen's Houthi rebels for 'prolonging civil war and exacerbating humanitarian crisis'

The US has slapped sanctions on two key figures of Yemen's Houthi rebel movement following the Biden administration's recent calls for the Iran-backed group to help end the Yemeni Civil War.
rt - 2 hours ago
Another 343 people die with Covid in UK as 6,391 cases are recorded - metro

Another 343 people die with Covid in UK as 6,391 cases are recorded

Another 200,000 people received a first dose of the vaccine
metro - 2 hours ago
France backs AstraZeneca Covid jab for older recipients, but only 24% of available doses have been administered - rt

France backs AstraZeneca Covid jab for older recipients, but only 24% of available doses have been administered

The French health authorities have granted permission for the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to be given to people aged 65 to 75. However, a much lower number of doses of the jab than projected have been administered so far.
rt - 3 hours ago
Healthcare workers subjected to more than 400 attacks while trying to tackle Covid-19 – report - rt

Healthcare workers subjected to more than 400 attacks while trying to tackle Covid-19 – report

An NGO report has found there were 1,172 violent acts against healthcare workers globally in 2020, with over 400 incidents of medical staff working to tackle Covid-19 being subjected to beatings, verbal insults and even detention.
rt - 3 hours ago
‘System of abuse’? At least 10,000 children sexually abused at hands of French Catholic Church since 1950s - report - rt

‘System of abuse’? At least 10,000 children sexually abused at hands of French Catholic Church since 1950s - report

At least 10,000 children have fallen victim to sex abuse by clergy and other officials of the Catholic Church in France since the 1950s, an independent commission set up to investigate such crimes said in its preliminary report.
rt - 3 hours ago
Skiers, parties and nightlife blamed for Serbia’s soaring Covid rate as health expert calls for immediate lockdown - rt

Skiers, parties and nightlife blamed for Serbia’s soaring Covid rate as health expert calls for immediate lockdown

Serbia’s health system is at a tipping point amid an overwhelming rise in Covid-19 infections, the nation’s medical experts warned Tuesday, urging the government to impose an immediate lockdown and state of emergency.
rt - 3 hours ago
Cats are just as disloyal as we always suspected, study confirms - metro

Cats are just as disloyal as we always suspected, study confirms

Unlike dogs, cats won't avoid people that upset their owners
metro - 4 hours ago
Erdogan outlines legal reforms, vows to improve freedom of expression in Turkey ahead of EU membership push - rt

Erdogan outlines legal reforms, vows to improve freedom of expression in Turkey ahead of EU membership push

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to improve the country's human rights protections and bolster freedom of expression, as he set out a series of sweeping new legal reforms on Tuesday.
rt - 4 hours ago
Democrats Just Introduced the First Major Gun Safety Bill of the Biden Era - vice

Democrats Just Introduced the First Major Gun Safety Bill of the Biden Era

The new legislation would close loopholes on background checks.
vice - 5 hours ago
Baby’s feet turned blue as she battled life-threatening Covid complication - metro

Baby’s feet turned blue as she battled life-threatening Covid complication

Madelyn Grant was rushed to hospital after her heart became inflamed and raced at double the rate of a healthy child.
metro - 6 hours ago
Racist who bit taxi driver is spared jail after judge is told she has PTSD from death of dog - metro

Racist who bit taxi driver is spared jail after judge is told she has PTSD from death of dog

Rebekha D'Stephano, 43, blamed PTSD for punching the driver and biting him twice after a night out with friends.
metro - 6 hours ago
Chaos at Heathrow as passengers queue for seven hours at border - metro

Chaos at Heathrow as passengers queue for seven hours at border

Only a handful of staff were on duty to process hundreds of arrivals amid the chaos.
metro - 6 hours ago
Brussels says EU-wide Covid-19 vaccine strategy ‘not unravelling’ despite nations turning away from joint program - rt

Brussels says EU-wide Covid-19 vaccine strategy ‘not unravelling’ despite nations turning away from joint program

The European Union has denied reports that its bloc-wide vaccination program against Covid-19 is falling apart, adding that the European Medicines Agency ensures the efficacy and safety of the inoculation strategy.
rt - 6 hours ago
Come to Xinjiang, but not for ‘investigation based on guilty before proven,’ China tells UN high commissioner - rt

Come to Xinjiang, but not for ‘investigation based on guilty before proven,’ China tells UN high commissioner

China has said that the door to Xinjiang “is always open” for UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, after she claimed Muslim Uighurs are suffering arbitrary detention and ill-treatment in the area.
rt - 6 hours ago
Housewife killed herself while struggling to cope with credit card debt - metro

Housewife killed herself while struggling to cope with credit card debt

Cindy Freeman-Jenkins, 31, feared that issues with a credit card firm and a catalogue company were on the verge of wrecking her marriage.
metro - 7 hours ago
Press freedom group files criminal complaint against MBS and Saudi officials for Khashoggi murder, persecution of journalists - rt

Press freedom group files criminal complaint against MBS and Saudi officials for Khashoggi murder, persecution of journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has filed a criminal complaint in Germany accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-ranking Saudi officials of committing crimes against humanity.
rt - 7 hours ago
Mum killed herself while coping with series of devastating events - metro

Mum killed herself while coping with series of devastating events

Nicola McIntyre, 32, had suffered a betrayal at work and had enduring flashbacks to a horrific sex attack.
metro - 7 hours ago
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Google threatens to REMOVE search engine in Australia if legislators force it to share profits with news content creators

Google threatens to REMOVE search engine in Australia if legislators force it to share profits with news content creators

rt - 1 month ago

Australians could soon be deprived of Googles ubiquitous search engine, with the web behemoth threatening to cut off service should lawmakers pass a hot-button measure forcing tech firms to cough up revenue to media outlets.

As Australian legislators continue to debate the controversial law – which would compel internet platforms to hand over a cut of revenues to press agencies for sharing their content – Google stepped into the fray on Friday, insisting the move would make its operations unfeasible in the country.

“The code’s arbitration model with bias criteria presents unmanageable financial and operational risk for Google,” Mel Silva, managing director for Google’s Australia and New Zealand branches, told a senate committee.

If this version of the code were to become law, it would give us no real choice but to stop making Google Search available in Australia.

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